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0123179
CHINA: WINE CUP.
Porcelain wine cup with floral design. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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CHINA: PORCELAIN VASE.
Porcelain beaker vase with floral design. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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0122790
CHINA: PORCELAIN VASE.
Porcelain beaker vase decorated with scenes of flowers in a landscape. Probably Ching Dynasty, 17th-19th century.
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0125945
EMBROIDERED SHOES, 1690s.
A pair of white kid leather shoes with embroidered silk floral design. French, 1690s.
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0167479
GERMANY: WINDOW, 1934.
Window with floral curtains and flower boxes in Germany. Photograph, 1934.
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0267979
JAPAN: KIMONOS, 2008.
Two young women wearing kimonos at a local Matsuri festival in Yokkaichi, Japan. Photograph, 2008. Full credit: Dunzl - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0125700
CARTER AND THATCHER, 1977.
U.S. President Jimmy Carter meeting with British Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher at the White House in Washington, D.C., 13 September 1977.
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0045181
INITIAL 'W', c1900.
A decorative initial 'W' with arabesque design, English, c1900.
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0125941
WOMEN'S FASHION, 1899.
Sequined white chiffon evening dress with printed design in black, made by Doeuillet of Paris, 1899.
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0110136
MARGARET THATCHER
(1925-2013). English politician. Photographed at her home in Chelsea, England, 1975, shortly before being named leader of the Conservative Party.
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0159272
FASHION: CACHAREL DRESS.
Fashion show drawing by Corine Grandval for Cacharel. Photograph, May 6, 1974. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved
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0107435
JOSEPH STALIN (1879-1953).
Russian Communist leader. Stalin lying in state at the Kremlin in Moscow, 5 March 1953.
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0058136
FREDERICK III (1831-1888).
Crown Prince of Prussia, 1861-1888, and Emperor of Germany, 1888. English color engraving, 1858, commemorating the marriage of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Princess Victoria, to Crown Prince Frederick of Prussia, the future German Emperor.
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0106132
INDIAN DAGGER HILT.
Carved ivory dagger hilt. From the royal armory at Jaipur, India.
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0113802
HACHIMAN SHRINE, c1823.
Two travelers stand in front of a Hachiman shrine in Kuramae, Japan, during the Year of the Ram, indicated by the picture of the ram. Woodblock print by Gakutei Yashima, c1823.
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0095675
CORRECT WRITING POSITION.
A clerk illustrating the correct (left) and incorrect writing positions. Wood engraving, American, c1880.
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0165410
MONICA VITTI (1931-).
Actress London United Kingdom 1965. Photographed by Horst Tappe.
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0122793
CHINA: PORCELAIN PLATE.
Blue and white porcelain plate with foliated rim, decorated with a depiction of mandarin ducks among lotus and other water plants. Diameter: 6 1/4 in. Yuan or early Ming Dynasty, 14th century.
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0122402
SPAIN: ALHAMBRA PALACE.
Detail of a column at the Court of the Lions at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.
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0029028
MARQUISE DE POMPADOUR
(1721-1764). Née Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson. Mistress of King Louis XV of France. Pastel, 1750-55, by Maurice Quentin de la Tour.
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0022971
MOROCCAN KORAN.
Page from a 19th century Moroccan Koran.
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0351815
MORRIS: DESIGNS.
Candleholders, tiles and embroidery designed by William Morris, late 19th century.
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0260700
MUCHA: MAUDE ADAMS.
American actress Maude Adams (1872-1953) as Joan of Arc. Oil on canvas with gilded frame, 1909, by Alphonse Mucha, for an American production of Friedrich Schiller's 'Die Jungfrau von Orleans,' in which Adams played the lead.
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0267736
SANITARY COMMISSION FAIR.
The floral department at the Sanitary Commission fair in New York City, to raise money during the Civil War, April 1864. Contemporary American wood engraving.
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0105740
INDIA: DECORATIVE PILLOW.
Silk pillow with embroidery and beadwork, from Mysore, India, 18th-mid 20th century.
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0291173
DECORATIVE ARTS.
Embroidery, England 18th century. Sampler with floral hem, embroidered with silk threads, in which there are stitch tests, made by Hannh Haynes, 1725-1730. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights res
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0415802
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Aeneas making a sacrifice to Penates on a rustic altar, detail from a panel of the Ara Pacis Augustae in Rome, built between 13 and 9 BC to honor the Augustan peace. Roman Civilisation, 1st century BC. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Nimatallah / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0165920
HUNGARY: WALL PAINTING.
A woman in Kalocsa, Hungary, wearing a headdress with an embroidered floral design as she decorates a wall with a similar floral and peacock design. Photographed c1970.
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0127349
JAPAN: WOMAN IN GARDEN.
A woman seated beside giant peonies in a garden in Japan. Woodblock print by Utagawa Kunisada II, c1850.
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0021143
CHARLES VI (1368-1422).
King of France, 1380-1422. Pictured in his palace. French manuscript illumination, 15th century.
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0055688
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
The good fairy transforms the prince into a beast because of his wickedness. Drawing by Henry J. Ford, 1891, for 'Beauty and the Beast.'
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0254656
BETHMALE VALLEY, MIDI-PYRENEES, FRANCE.
An elderly woman, wearing traditional clothing, stands in a doorway. Gervais Courtellemont.
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0254657
BETHMALE VALLEY, MIDI-PYRENEES, FRANCE.
An elderly woman, in her traditional Sunday dress, holds a jug. Gervais Courtellemont.
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0122778
CHINA: PORCELAIN JAR.
Blue and white porcelain jar. Height: 11 1/4 in. Ming Dynasty, 15th century.
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0175066
NATIVE AMERICAN BASKET.
Birchbark basket of the Algonquian Native Americans of eastern North America, known as a makak, with scraped floral designs.
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0122783
CHINA: TEA CADDIES.
A pair of porcelain tea caddies, decorated with scenes of people and flowers. Height: 5 7/8 in. Yung Cheng period, Ching Dynasty, 1723-1735.
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0126457
VOGUE MAGAZINE, 1970.
Cover of the 15 August 1970 issue of the American edition of 'Vogue' magazine (right), and a contemporary advertisement for fashions designed by Umberto Manzo for Davidow.
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0166442
SCHIEFFELIN APARTMENT.
Living room in the apartment of S. Schieffelin at 133 East 64th Street, New York City. Photograph, 1928.
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0097680
NUDE PORTRAIT, 1898.
'Hortensia.' Nude study, 1898, by Frank Eugene (1865-1936).
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0122284
CHINA: PALACE RUG.
Wool pile rug from the Chinese imperial palace, with dragon and floral pattern, woven near the end of the reign of Ch'ien Lung, c1796.
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